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Red Line: Current

Buses replacing Red Line service between Braintree and Quincy Center stations on August 27-28 from start to end of service.

Due to necessary track and signal work, buses will replace Red Line trains between Braintree and Quincy Center stations in both directions from start to end of service on Saturday, August 27, 2016, and Sunday, August 28, 2016.

Regular Red Line train service will resume at the start of service on Monday, August 29, 2016. All shuttle bus stops are accessible for persons with disabilities.

Shuttling the following stops:
Quincy Center
Quincy Adams
Braintree

Last Updated: 8/8/2016 8:38:12 AM

Red Line: Upcoming

Starting Thursday: Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy.

The CharlieCard Store is making two important changes to increase our efficiency and help us deliver better service to our customers. These changes will take effect on Thursday, September 1, 2016.

New Store Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

New Transaction Policy: The CharlieCard Store will no longer process transactions that can be completed at a fare vending machine.

Last Updated: 8/9/2016 11:59:15 AM

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September 10-11: Buses replacing Red Line service between Braintree and JFK/UMass Stations on September 10-11 from start to end of service.

Due to the Winter Resiliency Improvement Program, buses will replace Red Line trains between Braintree and JFK/UMass Stations in both directions from start to end of service beginning Saturday, September 10, 2016, and Sunday, September 11, 2016.

Regular Red Line train service will resume at the start of service on Monday, September 12. All shuttle bus stops are accessible for persons with disabilities.

Shuttling the following stops:
JFK/UMass
North Quincy
Wollaston
Quincy Center
Quincy Adams
Braintree

Last Updated: 8/15/2016 12:20:51 PM

September 24-25: Buses replacing Red Line service between Braintree and North Quincy Stations on September 24-25 from start to end of service.

Due to the Winter Resiliency Improvement Program, buses will replace Red Line trains between Braintree and North Quincy Stations in both directions from start to end of service beginning Saturday, September 24, 2016, and Sunday, September 25, 2016.

Regular Red Line train service will resume at the start of service on Monday, September 26. All shuttle bus stops are accessible for persons with disabilities.

Shuttling the following stops:
North Quincy
Wollaston
Quincy Center
Quincy Adams
Braintree

Last Updated: 8/15/2016 12:16:37 PM

Red Line: Ongoing

Downtown Crossing: The Franklin St entrance will remain closed until Summer 2016 to accommodate ongoing construction for the Millennium Tower Project.

Customers desiring to enter and exit at Downtown Crossing should instead utilize entrances and exits on Summer, Chauncy, and Arch Streets.

Customers desiring elevator access should note that Elevator 891 will be closed during this construction. If exiting, travel down the concourse to use the elevator through the glass doors and to the left of the CharlieCard Store. This elevator will take you to the lobby of 101 Arch Street. If boarding, travel to 101 Arch Street. Take the elevator in the back left corner of the lobby to the concourse. Take a right to find the Oak Grove-bound platform ahead. Customers can also enter and exit the station using the Roche Bros. elevator on Summer St. (during store hours only).

Affected routes:
Orange Line
Red Line (Ashmont branch)
Red Line (Braintree branch)

Last Updated: 3/21/2016 2:38:25 PM

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